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A number of repairs are being made to the Gustine municipal swimming pool. A portion of the pool decking is being replaced as part of that project. City officials indicated recently that the pool may be ready for a late June opening.

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Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a single vehicle, early-morning accident Friday, May 21 at Hunt and Preston roads, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP said that Monique Catanomatuk, 28, of Gustine, was driving a 2008 Ford Focus northbound on Hunt Road at an unknown spee…

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A Delhi man suffered major injuries in a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning, May 16, Gustine police reported. According to authorities, Juan Oropeza, 22, was driving a 2019 Toyota Camry eastbound on Highway 140 in the area of the Gustine airport curve when for unknown reasons the v…

Fire destroyed a wooden barn on Highway 33 just north of Snyder Road last Wednesday afternoon, May 5. Gustine Fire Chief Pat Borrelli said the structure was fully involved in flames when fire units arrived. Merced County/Cal Fire resources from Stevinson, Hilmar and Delhi assisted Gustine wi…

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Three blocks of Newman’s Main Street were closed through much of Monday as crews applied a slurry seal to the roadway. The slurry seal is intended to maintain the roadway and extend the life of the street. 

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As warm spring and hot summer temperatures approach, officials with the mosquito abatement districts which serve the West Side of Stanislaus and Merced counties are stressing the importance of community members doing their part to keep the insects in check.

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A vehicle pursuit which started in Los Banos ended with an arrest in Newman Wednesday afternoon, April 21. According to a Los Banos Police Department Facebook post, an officer attempted to make a traffic stop of a vehicle, but the driver accelerated away and a 20-minute pursuit ensued. Autho…

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A three-vehicle, major injury accident involving two passenger vehicles and a big rig occurred Monday afternoon on Highway 33 south of Crows Landing. The California Highway Patrol reported that the investigation indicates the collision occurred when Jose Fuentes Coronado, 37, of Newman, who …

A suspect in the pursuit of a stolen vehicle which was abandoned in Gustine Tuesday morning was taken into custody after being detained by Gustine police, authorities reported. According to Gustine Police Chief Ruben Chavez and Lt. Sam Joseph, the reported stolen vehicle had been pursued by …

A two-vehicle collision involving a Ford Mustang and a semi-truck at Merced and M streets left vehicles damaged but resulted in no injuries, Newman police reported. According to authorities, the driver of the Mustang, which was northbound on M Street, failed to stop at a posted stop sign and…

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NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District’s financial rating has been upgraded by Moody’s Investors Services, the district announced recently.